Karmesh Gupta

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Born (1995-02-12) February 12, 1995 (age 28)
Alwar, Rajasthan
EducationGraduation in computer science
Alma materLNM Institute of Information Technology
Years active2013–present
  • Rajasthan Royals
  • Lucideus
Known forYoungest recipient in Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia List (Enterprise Technology) of Year 2020
  • Co-Founder
  • CEO

Karmesh Gupta is an Indian Entrepreneur and the Co-Founder and CEO of Cyber Security company WiJungle.[1][2][3][4] He was featured as the youngest recipient in Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia List (Enterprise Technology) of Year 2020.[5][6][7]

Early life and education

Karmesh was born in Alwar, Rajasthan. In 2009, at the age of 14, Karmesh lost his father in a road accident. His mother is a lecturer in Government School. He completed his graduation in computer science from LNM Institute of Information Technology, Jaipur.[8][9]


He started working early during his graduation. He worked with Rajasthan Royals & Lucideus before co-founding HttpCart Technologies in October 2014 with Praveen Gupta.[8]

HttpCart became the first Indian private company to roll out completely free wifi service in 2015. However, the service was shut down after 8 months due to financial challenges.

The duo then entered IT service business to cover the losses and then pivoted to cyber security market in April 2017 with the launch of WiJungle – Unified Network Security Gateway. WiJungle currently serves government and private giants across 25+ countries worldwide.[10][11][12][13][14][15][16][17]

In the media



  1. "Types of digital payment frauds and how to avoid them". TV18 Broadcast Limited. 24 January 2020. Retrieved 19 April 2020.
  2. "Budget 2020: What different industries are expecting from Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman". Zee Media Corporation Ltd. 29 January 2020. Retrieved 19 April 2020.
  3. Sangani, Priyanka (3 February 2020). "Large enterprises are turning to startups for cyber security services". The Economic Times. Retrieved 19 April 2020.
  4. "Top tips to safeguard your network when employees are working from home". The Economic Times. 18 April 2020. Retrieved 19 April 2020.
  5. "Transforming business with machine intelligence". Forbes. Forbes. Retrieved 19 April 2020.
  6. Staff, TNM (2 April 2020). "Meet the five Hyderabad-based entrepreneurs on Forbes 30 under 30 Asia 2020 list". The News Minute. Retrieved 19 April 2020.
  7. "Karmesh Gupta". Forbes.com. Forbes. Retrieved 19 April 2020.
  8. 8.0 8.1 "नाकामी से नहीं डिगा विश्वास और सिर्फ 24 साल की उम्र में कर दिखाया ये कारनामा". Jagran Prakashan Limited. 20 January 2020. Retrieved 19 April 2020.
  9. "40 लाख रु. का कर्ज चढ़ा लेकिन महज दाे साल में 3300 प्रतिशत की ग्रोथ हासिल की". DB Corp Limited. 6 April 2020. Retrieved 19 April 2020.
  10. Sharma, Mrudul (20 November 2020). "Reduce Network Security Investment by upto 60%: This CyberSecurity Startup has Already Protected 20M+ Users Worldwide". BW BusinessWorld. Retrieved 19 April 2020.
  11. Sharma, Meha (16 March 2020). "WiJungle Looks To Solve Fragmented Cybersecurity Market by Unifying Security Products". Inc42. Retrieved 19 April 2020.
  12. Borpuzari, Pranbihanga (3 December 2019). "With WiJungle, Karmesh Gupta finds success in his third entrepreneurial bet". The Economic Times. Retrieved 19 April 2020.
  13. "WiJungle wins prestigious Aegis Graham Bell Awards for Innovation in Cyber Security". IndiaEducationDiary. 2 March 2020. Retrieved 19 April 2020.
  14. Nandi, Tamal (13 April 2020). "Working from home? Tools that may come in handy". HT Media Ltd. Retrieved 19 April 2020.
  15. "5 cybersecurity startups to look out for in 2020". Deccan Chronicle. 4 January 2020. Retrieved 19 April 2020.
  16. Simhan, Thirunarayan (12 July 2019). "Top 7 Most Trusted Cybersecurity Firms In India". Analtics India Magazine. Retrieved 19 April 2020.
  17. Raval, Abhishek (3 February 2020). "The story of WiJungle". The Indian Express Pvt. Ltd. Retrieved 19 April 2020.

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